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Soil organic carbon (SOC) is inherently low in Western Australian soils – limited by climate and soil type – with some potential to increase through management.
The aim of carbon farming is to sequester more carbon and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, as part of Australia's response to climate change.
Three new mango varieties have been developed by the National Mango Breeding Program (NMBP). NMBP-1243 is a hybrid cross between Irwin and Kensington Pride (KP).
The Australian National Mango Breeding Program was initiated in 1994 between four state, territory and federal agricultural organisations.
The Pest and Disease Information Service (PaDIS) provides advisory and identification services on animal and plant pests, weeds and diseases that impact Western Australia's agriculture and food ind
Irrigation design and management affects performance, yield and quality of crops. Irrigation design determines the efficiency and effectiveness of water use, and therefore influences the profitabi
Establishing a healthy, productive orchard requires planning and preparation.
Bananas need a lot of water to grow well. To irrigate the crop efficiently you need to measure soil water content.
Selecting the right rootstock for your orchard is one of the most important decisions you will have to make.
Many new navel and Valencia orange varieties have become available in recent years and are currently being evaluated under West Australian conditions.